Biden Approval Bounces Up in February
When tracking President Biden’s job approval people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Biden’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.
The president earned a monthly job approval of 46% in February, up one point from January. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapproved of his job performance in February, down one point from January.
Donald Trump’s monthly approval ran from a high of 51% in February 2017, his first full month in the White House, to a low of 42% in August 2017. In December 2020, his final full month in office, Trump earned a monthly job approval of 47%. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapproved.
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Daily tracking results are collected via telephone and online surveys of 300 likely voters per night. The monthly numbers in this article are based on approximately 6,000 interviews each month with likely voters. The margin of sampling error is less than +/- 1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
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